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Why Amar Singh is back in the Samajwadi Party

Why Amar Singh is back in the Samajwadi Party

Will Amar Singh be the go-between between the SP and Congress, asks Aditi Phadnis.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ Amar Singh is back: In the Rajya Sabha, the Samajwadi Party which expelled him several years ago, as well as in Netaji's heart. What role is he going to play? Everyone is looking at the UP assembly elections that the Bharatiya Janata Party desperately needs to win. The victory will not just make a political point; it is also the only way to ensure the BJP holds the initiative ..., 4 days ago

So what is your Nationalism Quotient?

Durba Dhyani gets lessons in patriotism.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ "Lose your TV and keep your sanity," a friend had advised some time back. She gave away her TV set about two years ago and has been glowing ever since. "Ignorance is bliss," she croons, whenever asked the secret of her great skin. Since my refrigerator has packed up and my washing machine is in its death throes, I decided to retain the one thing that still works in the house. And so I have paid the price -- sitting ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

President Trump, meet President Mallya :)

Could Ambassador B S Prakash's nightmare turn real?Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ I woke up with a jolt from my slumber. In my dream Vijay Mallya had just unfurled the flag at the Republic Day parade in Delhi. He was India's President, of course, and the chief guest for Republic Day was his buddy, the President of the United States, Donald Trump. Having awakened fully, I wondered why this bizarre dream had come to me. The previous day, I had seen on television how Donald had gloated ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

From Noida to Gurugram: The life of a working girl

A perfectly posh city girl now commutes by local transport to reach her office.Text: Kishore Singh. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ When she decided to accept an assignment in Gurgaon (which was recently changed to Gurugram), we told our daughter she might have commuting issues, considering we live in Noida, which would entail her travelling through three states of the NCR (National Capital Region) before she could report for work. But our daughter is nothing if not headstrong, so she ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
Times of India

Bollywood's reel love for Durga

Kolkata: From Satyajit Ray's "Pather Panchali" through Aparna Sen's "Parama" to Rituparna Ghosh's "Hirer Angti" - Durga Pujas have been central to Bengali cinema. Yet, when it comes to contemporary Bengali movies, especially post the Rituparno Ghosh ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago

Uttam Kumar was paid Rs 150 for his radio rendition on Mahalaya

KOLKATA: If there is one day when All India Radio beats all television channels hollow, it is on Mahalaya. Waking up at the crack of dawn to listen to the sonorous chants of late Birendra Krishna Bhadra has almost become a ritual for a generation of ...
 Times of India4 weeks ago

10 phrases Indians love to use!

There are phrases Indians love to use.And we don't care if we are using them right, says Anita Aikara.Illustrations: Uttam Ghosh/ 1. Ate lunch Photograph: A scene from The Lunchbox, Step into any office post lunch, and you'll find people asking colleagues: "Ate lunch?" It's a very Indian translation of khanna khaya kya? or its equivalent in other Indian languages. Hey! It is grammatically wrong. It's about time we stopped eating up words and said the sentence right. Instead, ask: ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Unique felicitous concepts

Professional women singers, no matter how learned, successful and venerated by ustads and aficionados, did not feature in prestigious conferences even 100 years ago! But this year's pre-Puja offerings from the ITC Sangeet Research Academy came with ...
 The Statesman6 days ago

Revealed: What Brazil's President was thinking in Goa

'I was a bit startled when our host spoke with such force and at such great length about Terrorism.''Where did that come from?''He kept insisting that it comes from across the border.''I could not remember who all are across India's borders and was looking puzzled, but Zuma who understood my predicament, whispered "Pakistan".'The secret thoughts of Brazil's president as visualised by B S Prakash, India's former ambassador to Brasilia.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/ You didn't know that ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Good behaviour may get you cheaper loans, insurance

Banks and insurers are beginning to reward customers who show exemplary conduct with lower prices and penalise those who behave poorly by imposing higher costs. So far, pricing of financial products has been standardised with all customers paying the same price. But all customers are not the same. Better-quality customers make fewer claims from insurance companies. For banks, such customers mean lower loan default rates. Now, with the growing use of credit scores, the ubiquity of mobile phones ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
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